Groups

We cater for a number of activities within the U3A. If you wish to join any of the groups below then please click the link to contact us via email.

Group Location Leader Link
History

3rd Wednesday in the Month at 2pm

The Library Mike Perry
Jazz

2nd Tuesday in the Month at 2pm

Coronation Road, Carmarthen Terry Cook
Literature

1st Thursday in the Month at 2pm

Myrddin Crescent, Carmarthen Pat Thacker
Music Appreciation

Last Sunday in the Month at 2pm

Carmarthen Betty Marshall
Poetry

3rd Tuesday in the Month at 2pm

Hanover Court, Russell Crescent, Carmarthen Terry Cook
Scrabble

1st Friday in the Month at 2pm

St. John’s Court, Carmarthen Judy Taylor
Walking

4th Tuesday in the Month from 10am

Contact Group Leader Eric Anscombe
Art

Alternate Wed at 10am

Craft Room, Cartref Cynnes, Johnstown Chris Driver
Art Appreciation

2nd Monday in the Month at 2pm

Yr Atom,   King Street, Carmarthen Marie Geary
Creative Writing

1st Tuesday in the Month at 2pm

Cwmffrwd Mhari Dobson
Current Affairs

3rd Monday in the Month at 2pm

Hanover Court, Russell Terrace, Carmarthen Chris Driver

putting the world to right
Discussions

2nd Wednesday in the Month at 1.30pm

Hanover Court, Russell Terrace, Carmarthen Ray Garner
Gardening

3rd Friday of most months at 2pm

Various locations Angela Pennell
Philosophy

3rd Thursday in the Month at 2pm

Pibwrlwyd Lane Chas Griffin
Welsh

2nd Tuesday in the Month at 10.00am

Yr Atom Mike Perry

Events

Carmarthen U3A meets on the last Thursday of each month, with the exceptions of August and December, at St Peter’s Outdoor Bowling Club, (off St Peter’s car park) Carmarthen, SA31 11N at 1.15p.m. for 2pm.

There is no charge for admission and non members are welcome to come along for a “trial run” to see if they would like to join U3A. Tea and biscuits are available from 1.15pm  for a small fee.

U3A teamwork – Diana, Joyce and Marie

We also hear from a guest speaker.

The next monthly meeting will be on Thursday March 28th at 1.45pm for 2.00pm. ‘Palestine’ by Dr. Della Hunter at St Peter’s Bowling Club.

The Speaker’s Secretary is Judy Taylor who has provided us with some excellent speakers on a wide variety of subjects. We have seen some amazing magic from Tyweli Griffiths, heard about Carmarthen Town’s proposed development and the pedestrianisation of King’s Street,  together with upgrading the Jackson’s Lane area, the Wales Air Ambulance, the challenge of being a chaplain in Iraq, learnt about the flora and animal life in the West of Ireland’s “The Burren” , the Suffrage movement in Carmarthen and been told about the work of the Dog’s Trust.

Sunday Lunch

This month the Sunday Lunch will take place on 17th March 2019 at the Quins Club, Carmarthen (12.30 pm). The arrangements are being made by Ann Davies. She can be contacted for further information via contact@carmarthenu3a.org.uk

Christmas Dinner

The 2018 Christmas dinner was held at the Falcon Hotel, Lammas Street, Carmarthen. A big thank you to Marie Geary for booking the hotel and making all the arrangements.

On the day a good time was had by all. David and Gwyneth Grindod provided some unexpected seasonal entertainment!